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  • iMail , News August 18, 2011

    Victory for Pro-Union Lawmakers in Wisconsin

    Democrats proved triumphant in two recall elections prompted by the Republican Party in the state of Wisconsin. Senators Bob Wirch and Jim Holperin were among the 14 senators who left the state in February in protest of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to strip state workers’ of their collective bargaining rights. Both lawmakers beat Republican

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  • iMail , News August 9, 2011

    Wisconsin Votes Today on Recall Targets

    With control of the state Senate in the balance, Wisconsin voters go to the polls today in an unprecedented recall election that could put the brakes on GOP Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-worker agenda. The six Republicans targeted today are Walker’s closest allies; the ones who steered his move to strip collective bargaining rights from public

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  • iMail , News July 14, 2011

    Wisconsin Recall Effort Still on Track

    The effort to recall six Republican state senators in Wisconsin passed a key test this week when Democratic challengers easily defeated “fake” Democratic opponents in a round of primary elections forced by Republican Party members who filed to run as Democrats. Republicans ran the fake candidates to give the GOP state senators facing recall more

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  • iMail , News June 30, 2011

    Backlash Grows Against GOP Anti-Worker Agenda

    The nationwide Republican effort to roll back collective bargaining rights and break unions is taking a toll – on Republican lawmakers. In Wisconsin, a desperate GOP is trying to stall recall races for several state GOP senators by running GOP candidates as Democrats. In New Hampshire, the resignations of two GOP legislators from key GOP

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  • iMail , News June 21, 2011

    Wisconsin Conservative Justices Uphold Walker Budget Bill

    A narrow conservative majority on the Wisconsin State Supreme Court upheld GOP Governor Scott Walker’s union-busting budget bill and cleared the way for its implementation. The court’s decision to vacate an injunction against the bill by lower court judge Maryann Sumi is highly suspect. The court ignored relevant facts and decided the case the same

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